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chemical weapons were used and there must be accountability. also, desperate efforts under way right now to save yosemite national park from an historic wildfire that's already scorched an area the size of chicago. and a rare interview with the oldest justice on the u.s. supreme court. why ruth bader ginsburg said this court is, quote, one of the most activist courts in history. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> indiscriminate slaughter of civilians, the killing of women and children, innocent bystanders by chemical weapons is a moral obscenity. >> jarring words by secretary of state john kerry. the white house says there is very little doubt the syrian regime is responsible for that attack and president obama is now evaluating how the united states plans to respond. it all comes on the same day u.n. inspectors, despite sniper fire, managed to visit one of the areas that was hit. those findings are also being reviewed. cnn national political correspondent jim accoosta is working story from the white house. what do you know, jim? >> reporter: as secretary of state john
'll follow closely. thank you so much, ed for your ongoing reporting on this case. and joining us on the phone from mckinney, texas, is leila willingham, her brother, jason dean hunt, was killed in the fort hood shooting massacre. leila, our hearts and thoughts go out to you and your family at this time. what are your feelings now that you have heard this verdict? >> just not a surprising verdict at all. he admitted at the beginning of the trial, he was the shooter. a guilty verdict is not surprising. >> talk to us for a moment, your brother jason. he served in iraq. he was 22 years old when he was killed under 4 years ago. i imagine this is hard for you to talk ta bout. what would you look people to know about him? >> the people who love him remember him for who he was. a very neat, loving, very smart, intellige intelligent, sweet human being. who was very proud of what he accomplished in the military. and was very happy to be doing what he loved. >> you heard the reporter say a moment ago, army major nidal hasan's attorneys believe he may want the death penalty so he can be seen
decatur, georgia, joining us with the latest. what can you tell us? >> we just heard from the police chief of dekalb county, georgia. there was a single gunman described at 19 years old. he gained entry through the locked doors of the school by following someone else in. he immediately went to the school office carrying an ak-47 and some other weapons, we're told, but definitely an ak-47. from that position and after authorities arrived after initial calls, he exchanged gun fire. he fired about a half dozen shots at authorities outside the school and then authorities then returned fire. after that he gave up without incident. but it was a terribly scary time there at the school. many of the kids were taken outside. some were sheltering in place in their rooms. they are now being released back to their parents. that was a long process in itself. and what we're looking at right now is a lot of anxious parents very relieved but also very upset to find out how close this came to being a very deadly situation. no motive here possibly that the chief is willing to talk about, but he did tell us t
to confirm that chemical agents were used. our frederick pleitgen is getting rare insight in syria and joins us with the latest. >> reporter: i haven't had very much time on the ground yet but i am trying to get to the bottom of what happened during the alleged chemical weapons attack. i was able to go to a government-run hospital, a hospital that had taken many of the casualties from that alleged attack. take a look at what we saw. these images continue to shock the world. syrian opposition groups are saying the videos are evidence the assad regime used chemical weapons in a damascus suburb and many around the world are calling for tougher action. here in the streets of government-controlled damascus, many say they don't believe their military resorted to the use of nerve agents. the government would never use chemical weapons, this man tells me, because bashar al assad is part of the country, they've grown up here, they're syrians. i believe if anything was hit, it was the free syrian army, this man says. there appeared to be an operation under way wednesday with planes dropping bombs and
>>> the nsa broadly and illegally collected sweeping internet communications here in the u.s., and misrepresented the scope of that effort. >>> plus sentencing for the man charged in the largest leak of classified material ever in the history of the army. >>> and if you're planning to travel abroad, you like your hair? beware. we will explain just ahead. wolf blitzer is off today. i'm brianna keilar, you are in "the situation room." the obama declassified a secret court's opinions which revealed the agency was broadly collecting americans' internet communication here in the united states, and misrepresenting the scope of that effort. cnn justice reporter evan perez has the story, and he joins us with details. it has points inside the united states where it can look at and monitor e-mails and other internet traffic, and what it was doing was beyond doing the collecting of foreign intelligence, is what they're supposed to be doing, trying to prevent terrorism, there were also incidentally, mistakenly they say, collecting domestic information. this is a big no-no. this is not wh
, the people who know better, be failing them and how can we help them? young people, can you help us help you? that's tonight, "no talking points. >>> i want to bring in two panelists that know a lot about the situation. psychology wendy walsh is in los angeles and columnist el si e granderson is here in new york and he is serious about this. am i being too hard on them m. >> what do you mean by them? are you speaking about us? are you speaking about the person raters? i mean, you have to define the "them" first? >> am i being too hard on the parents, first of all? >> as a parent, no. the reason why i say this is because you oftentimes see parents very -- taking credit when the kids do good. you know. smiling, being there, for the graduati graduation. being there in case the kid win as sporting award or scholarship. parents are quick to be present for that. what we aren't seeing are parents being quick for the kids who aren't messily doing things that society approves of. when are you going to show up for those moments as well? >> quickly, am i being too hard on the youth? >> no. i don't thin
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